NWC Talks

A production of the U.S. Naval War College, in Newport, Rhode Island, this video series presents discussions by our world-class faculty on important and relevant matters in today's national security environment. Speakers seek to answer important questions with engaging stories.

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About the NWC Talks Series

As the Navy’s “Home of Thought,” the 135-year-old U.S. Naval War College educates and develops leaders from the U.S. military and defense agencies, in addition to providing research and scholarship on a number of leadership, strategy and national security topics. The views presented by the faculty do not reflect official positions of the Naval War College, the Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense.

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The "NWC Talks" series spotlights and shares the expertise of our world-class faculty, whose research and scholarship covers the globe in breadth and reach.

NWC Talks: China and the Law of Sea with James Kraska

Jan 24, 2020
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Professor James Kraska discusses China's use of legal claims to challenge freedom of navigation in the waters around Asia. Kraska is chairman of the Naval War College's Stockton Center for International Law.

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NWC Talks: Civil-Military Relations with Lindsay Cohn

Mar. 24, 2020
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Associate professor Lindsay Cohn discusses the importance and effect of civil-military relations in society. Cohn’s research and publications focus on military organizations, civil-military relations, international law of war, and foreign policy/public opinion.

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NWC Talks: China and the Law of Sea with James Kraska

Jan. 24, 2020
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Professor James Kraska discusses China's use of legal claims to challenge freedom of navigation in the waters around Asia. Kraska is chairman of the Naval War College's Stockton Center for International Law.

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NWC Talks: China in Africa with Naunihal Singh

Dec. 18, 2019
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Assistant professor Naunihal Singh discusses the surge of Chinese investment in African nations and what it means for the geopolitics of Africa.